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Lieutenant Frederick R. WILKINSON
23rd Sikhs
(originally enlisted 8th Border Regiment)
Died : 8th January 1920
Buried : HAIDAR PASHA CEMETERY, ISTANBUL
Grave reference : I. I. 2.

Son of Mr. N. Wilkinson and
Mrs. A. E. Wilkinson, of
District Bank House, Church St.,
South Shore, Blackpool.
Died in Istanbul with the 23rd Sikhs,
as a result of a collision with a tree
when his horse bolted, hitting his
head on a tree, causing a fatal blow.
Age 27.

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